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So I got this case today, and I had two things break on me (cable came out of one of the headers for the fan controller, and one of the plastic hard drive cradles while I was bending it broke almost in half..... I sent them a request for support but it sorta makes me frustrated that I paid so much and 2 things broke on me and I wasn't rough at all with them. I expect corsair will replace the cage, but I dont know what they will do about the header... ( would they ship me a new fan controller? I dont want to ship them the case....)

also I am having the hardest time in the world getting the cables sorted on the side of the case, the panel is bulging.... its driving me insane.... I think I have to completely redo it.... which sucks, does anyone have any suggestions? the 24pin connector is my main issue, its just so thick....

also is it worth getting this:

http://www.amazon.com/Silverstone-Tek-USB3-0-Adapter-Cable/dp/B005NGGKPU

anyone have it? or do people just not use the 3.0 plugs?

thanks, sorta frustrated that I just got the case and two things broke on me immediately, and I cant get the side panel to close well... I just got this case and the H100 today.... its been crazy trying to make it all work together... but I wont give up... I just wanted it all working this weekend.

I hope I dont have to send them the case for the broken header (hope they can just send me a new controller) because that would just be so dumb...

also the door thing for the bay on the top is so difficult to close its annoying... dont know if thats common, I see that a lot of you take it out is that suggested? I am sorta sick of how many cables this case came with, its a nightmare for me to sort them.
Edited by gooface - 12/3/11 at 3:20am
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Build update...

Who wants to see my set up and hear my awesome ramblings after staying up for 24hrs? lol

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Gooface, getting one of these USB3 passthroughs is most definitely worth it. I used it to replace the default ASUS 3,5" USB3.0 box and haven't looked back since.
Also, the side panel slightly bulging is normal, I have it too. biggrin.gif
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post #1314 of 4826
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Originally Posted by gooface View Post

So I got this case today, and I had two things break on me (cable came out of one of the headers for the fan controller, and one of the plastic hard drive cradles while I was bending it broke almost in half..... I sent them a request for support but it sorta makes me frustrated that I paid so much and 2 things broke on me and I wasn't rough at all with them. I expect corsair will replace the cage, but I dont know what they will do about the header... ( would they ship me a new fan controller? I dont want to ship them the case....)

also I am having the hardest time in the world getting the cables sorted on the side of the case, the panel is bulging.... its driving me insane.... I think I have to completely redo it.... which sucks, does anyone have any suggestions? the 24pin connector is my main issue, its just so thick....

also is it worth getting this:

http://www.amazon.com/Silverstone-Tek-USB3-0-Adapter-Cable/dp/B005NGGKPU

anyone have it? or do people just not use the 3.0 plugs?

thanks, sorta frustrated that I just got the case and two things broke on me immediately, and I cant get the side panel to close well... I just got this case and the H100 today.... its been crazy trying to make it all work together... but I wont give up... I just wanted it all working this weekend.

I hope I dont have to send them the case for the broken header (hope they can just send me a new controller) because that would just be so dumb...

also the door thing for the bay on the top is so difficult to close its annoying... dont know if thats common, I see that a lot of you take it out is that suggested? I am sorta sick of how many cables this case came with, its a nightmare for me to sort them.

My fan controller died completely and they shipped my a new one. It comes in a small box...you won't need to ship smile.gif

They should also send the cage too.

my 24 pin is fine, but yea, cable arrangement sucks, you just need to take your time with it. tongue.gif

Get the adapter, I am ordering one soon myself. I use the plugs all the time b/c my mobo has a limited amount.
post #1315 of 4826
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Some recent shots of the 650D smile.gif
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Anyone know where I might pick up the mesh insert in the 5.25" bay area?
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beast rig:P
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Anyone know where I might pick up the mesh insert in the 5.25" bay area?

I sent the person a PM. Hasn't responded. I too would like to know.
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So anyone know whether this case is able to fit the Maximus IV motherboard?

I know its an inch wider so I was wondering how much it'll affect or block the rubber grommets and other issues.
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For the demcifilter here is the size for the side mesh:

 

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So anyone know whether this case is able to fit the Maximus IV motherboard?

I know its an inch wider so I was wondering how much it'll affect or block the rubber grommets and other issues.

If the screw holes for the Maximus IV are in the same place as a normal ATX motherboard, it *should* fit.
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